Edward Sorel

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Ed Sorel’s update of Christian Schussele’s painting Men of Progress ran in the November 1999 issue.

Articles by this Contributor

August/September 1982

There’s a corner of every Americans heart that is reserved for a cartoon cat. Its name might be Garfield, Sylvester, Fritz, or Felix. But there will never be another Krazy.

December 1983

With the Depression pushing the studio toward bankruptcy, Warner Brothers had to resort to crime—and crime paid so well that the company was able to recruit the toughest guys that ever shot up a sound stage.

February/March 1983

The decline and fall of the lamppost

December 1984

He was more than just a cartoonist. He was the Hogarth of the American middle class.

April/May 1984

Sometimes life in the past really was better

June/July 1986

William Auerbach-Levy’s genius as a caricaturist lay in what he chose to leave out.

May/June 1988

In Clare Briggs’s cartoons nobody got chased by twenty cops, nobody broke a plank over the boss’s head, nobody’s eyes popped out on springs. People just acted the way people do, and as a result, the drawings still make us laugh.

February 1990

Not every memorable historic moment is on a grand scale. Here, a look at some of the bizarre, true sidelights that add sparkle to the larger picture.